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McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

The F-4 did its first flight in 1958. F-4 was produced by the company McDonnell Douglas. Altogether over 5000 F-4 were produced. The production ended in 1979. The F-4 is a heavy and very successful combat aircraft. It is not only a fighter and it can be used for different purposes. The F-4 was very successful in the Vietnam war. Later it was slowly replaced by the F-15. Many versions of the F-4 were built, because it was so successful. In different European countries the F-4 flies until today and it will several years. The F-4 today have been modernized.

Technical data about the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
Crew 2 men
Length 19.20 m
Span 11.77 m
Height 5.01 m
Engines two General Eletric J79-GE-17A everyone with 8,119 kp trust
Weapons one M61 "Vulcan" cannon (caliber: 20 mm)
7,258 kg other weapons
Maximum speed 2,400 km/h (2.25 Mach)
Maximum takeoff weight 28,030 kg
Range 2,290 km

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Last Update: 15.12.2004